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Libya aid agencies seek UN resolution to protect people caught up in fighting

Aid agencies in Libya called on Tuesday for a UN resolution to support people caught in fighting around Tripoli, where the United Nations says 66,000 people have been forced out of their homes and at least 454 killed since early April, reports Reuters.

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The rise of Libya’s renegade general: How Haftar built his war machine

From its powerbase in eastern Libya, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) has gradually extended the territory under its control and the firepower at its disposal, to the point where it now challenges the authority of the country’s United Nations-recognised government in Tripoli.

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Libyan Salafists fight alongside ‘secular’ Hifter

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Hifter’s westward offensive, which began last month, has dramatically heated up the Libyan civil war. In a statement issued today, European Union foreign ministers warned that the attack could further destabilize the country and said it threatens international peace.

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Saudi Arabia and Egypt behind Khalifa Haftar’s online propaganda, Italian research finds out

Rome-based Center for International Studies Ce.SI has revealed that Saudi Arabia and Egypt are leading a cyber-war to support the attack of warlord Khalifa Haftar on Tripoli, in a research that targeted 735 thousand news contents between 1st and 14th April 2019.

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Tripoli urges Trump to stop Haftar’s backers meddling in Libya

Libya’s internationally recognised government denounced its foe Khalifa Haftar as an “aspiring military dictator” on Friday and urged US President Donald Trump to stop foreign support for his month-long offensive on the capital Tripoli, Reuters reported.

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